Accounting for 35% of all work-related illnesses in 2014/15, stress has increasingly become a significant health issue to be addressed among everyone in a working environment.
This Stress Management course provides an understanding of how to manage work-related stress, detailing the signs of stress and mental illness and coping mechanisms. The Management Standards Approach – a model that identifies six key areas of work design that, if not properly managed, are associated with poor health and well-being, lower productivity and increased sickness absence – is described in detail.
This course details the Management Standards Approach for work related stress management and each of the six standards: Demands, Control, Support, Relationships, Role and Change.
- Define stress and work-related stress
- Explain why stress needs to be tackled
- Identify the signs of stress
- Explain what you can do when you notice signs of stress
- Explain what you can do to deal with mental illness
- Explain the Management Standards Approach and each of the six standards: Demands, Control, Support, Relationships, Role, and Change
- Identify the main features of a suitable and sufficient risk assessment for work-related stress
- List the steps in the management approach to risk assessment for work related stress
The duration of the course is 30 minutes with a 20 question assessment and is specifically tailored to anyone working within the oil and gas industry.